Saturday, March 19, 2011

Collage Class

I have just taken a wonderful class with an especially talented instructor {and friend}, Rhonda. She's teaching a beeswax coated collage technique . . .
Her artistic guidance and skill, are lovingly and generously shared with her students . . .

Rhonda has other classes scheduled at The Empty Nest in Oakdale, California . . . just in case you can't resist, either . . . :)
My camera decided to take a mini vacation at exactly the same moment I decided to take photos during class yesterday . . . sigh . . . I'm happy that it's back on the job today, but I don't have photos of the other class projects to show you . . . only mine. I'm sorry about that. They are really beautiful.
This collage has a definite naturalist theme . . . based, as it is on one of my favorite childhood books {and still, though childhood is kind of long behind me}, Freckles, by Gene Stratton Porter. If you have ever read it, I just know you'll understand! Oh, and Rhonda hand-painted the trees/branches for me! An extra special touch, from an extra special friend. I really love it! I'm hoping you do!
The birds in nest image is courtesy of The Graphics Fairy.
I've linked to The Graphics Fairy Brag Monday, here. {sheepish grin}

4 comments:

  1. Wonderful collage...j'adore !

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  2. Absolutely BEAUTIFUL. Love it!! Great Job. Going to go and check out Rhonda's site....keeping fingers crossed she does online classes, too.

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  3. This is just beautiful. I'm over from the Graphics Fairy. Following you now!

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